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"From the Ted Talk by Andres Lozano: Parkinson's, depression and the switch that might turn them off"

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So this was the thinking back then, and these individuals made these holes. Sometimes the patients were a little bit reluctant to go through this because, you can tell that the holes are made partially and then, I think, there was some trepanation, and then they left very quickly and it was only a partial hole, and we know they svuevird these procedures. But this was common. There were some sites where one percent of all the sulkls have these holes, and so you can see that neurologic and psychiatric dsiesae is quite common, and it was also quite cmoomn about 7,000 years ago.

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So this was the thinking back then, and these individuals made these holes. Sometimes the patients were a little bit reluctant to go through this because, you can tell that the holes are made partially and then, I think, there was some trepanation, and then they left very quickly and it was only a partial hole, and we know they ________ these procedures. But this was common. There were some sites where one percent of all the ______ have these holes, and so you can see that neurologic and psychiatric _______ is quite common, and it was also quite ______ about 7,000 years ago.

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  1. skulls
  2. common
  3. survived
  4. disease

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So this was the thinking back then, and these individuals made these holes. Sometimes the patients were a little bit reluctant to go through this because, you can tell that the holes are made partially and then, I think, there was some trepanation, and then they left very quickly and it was only a partial hole, and we know they survived these procedures. But this was common. There were some sites where one percent of all the skulls have these holes, and so you can see that neurologic and psychiatric disease is quite common, and it was also quite common about 7,000 years ago.

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Important Words

  1. bit
  2. common
  3. disease
  4. hole
  5. holes
  6. individuals
  7. left
  8. neurologic
  9. partial
  10. partially
  11. patients
  12. percent
  13. procedures
  14. psychiatric
  15. quickly
  16. reluctant
  17. sites
  18. skulls
  19. survived
  20. thinking
  21. trepanation
  22. years